The Daily Press http://smdailypress.com http://smdailypress.com/apfeed.xml--1 The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-05-02T01:06:56-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13842Annual Civil War encampment held Friday2015-05-02T01:06:56-04:002015-05-02T01:06:56-04:00Copyright 2015 Daily PressThis is the 15th year for the event which included 11 stations, the most of any encampment to date. St. Marys, PAAmy CherryAnnual Civil War encampment held FridayDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13842Change0Usable2015-05-02T01:06:56-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13841Council approves local subdivisions2015-05-02T01:05:44-04:002015-05-02T01:05:44-04:00Copyright 2015 Daily PressAmong them were a request from Hunt Oil Products, Inc. of Brusselles Street to divide two lots from a 2.38 acre parcel as separate lots for sale. Lot 1 is .91 acres, lot 2 is .38 acres and the residual parcel is 1.08 acres. All lots have an existing building on them with public water and sewage.The residual parcel is accessed via a private 40 ft. wide street, which has frontage along the street. A minor subdivision was approved for the Lanzel Trust on Wilson Road. The subdivision will divide a 4.14 acre lot from a 15.23 acre parcel for a side lot addition to an existing parcel. The residual parcel is vacant and consists of 11.09 acres.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryCouncil approves local subdivisionsDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13841Change0Usable2015-05-02T01:05:44-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13836VIDEO: 7 Facts You Didn't Know About The Kentucky Derby2015-05-01T18:16:32-04:002015-05-01T18:16:32-04:00Copyright 2015 Daily PressWith the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have known about the iconic horse race. <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script>St. Marys, PANo author availableVIDEO: 7 Facts You Didn't Know About The Kentucky DerbyDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13836Change0Usable2015-05-01T18:16:32-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13829Mayor proposes PHE rep to update council on hospital activity 2015-04-30T22:41:40-04:002015-04-30T22:41:40-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressHoward recently attended a meeting at PHE where CEO Rose Campbell explained their move to a critical access hospital (CAH), which are typically rural community hospitals according to the American Hospital Association. "The hospital has been losing money historically for the last number of years," Howard said.On April 10, PHE announced their designation to a CAH which will positively affect the reimbursement rate that Medicare and Medicaid will pay the hospital for its services.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryMayor proposes PHE rep to update council on hospital activity Daily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13829Change0Usable2015-04-30T22:41:40-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13827Civil War encampment being held Friday at St. Marys Area Middle School2015-04-29T22:40:39-04:002015-04-29T22:40:39-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressGigliotti said this year's encampment is slated to be the school's biggest yet in terms of the number of activities and reenactors. Students have the opportunity to experience what life was like during the Civil War era by visiting 11 stations situated inside and outside of the school, each focusing on a different aspect of the time period. The general public is also welcome to attend the event taking place Friday from 8:30 a.m.-2:39 p.m. Those interested in visiting the stations located inside the school must first sign in at the school's front office. "They're (the reenactors) are hoping that by coming here they're going to be able to spark an interest, even if it's only in one student, that gives them something to want to go and do research on or something that they might want to look into, or become a reenactor or go to a Civil War battlefield," Gigliotti said.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryCivil War encampment being held Friday at St. Marys Area Middle SchoolDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13827Change0Usable2015-04-29T22:40:39-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13826Tom Aiello of Kane ends long career as firefighter instructor2015-04-29T22:38:02-04:002015-04-29T22:38:02-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressBy taking part in training classes taught by Aiello, thousands of volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania and nearby states have learned the proper techniques for fighting structure fires.Aiello, a longtime volunteer firefighter himself, has been a state-certified fire instructor since 1969. He is retiring with the title of senior master instructor-- the highest level given in the state. He now is referred to as fire instructor emeritus."I've loved it," Aiello said in discussing his long career as a fire instructor. "It makes me feel great that I've trained literally thousands of firemen."St. Marys, PATed LutzTom Aiello of Kane ends long career as firefighter instructorDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13826Change0Usable2015-04-29T22:38:02-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13821SMAHS students inducted into National Honor Society2015-04-28T22:48:02-04:002015-04-28T22:48:02-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressAmong those honored were 38 first-year junior members, 26 second-year senior members and three senior first-year members in both the NHS Dr. Walter Black Chapter and the Dennis J. Driscoll National Technical Honor Society.The ceremony began with the grand march of students into SMA's Carpin Auditorium followed by the lighting of the torch of knowledge by Megan Henderson and Madison Quesenberry.Danielle Holtzhauser offered opening remarks as the mistress of ceremonies while William McGonnell recited an invocation. St. Marys, PAAmy CherrySMAHS students inducted into National Honor SocietyDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13821Change0Usable2015-04-28T22:48:02-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13820Community assessment idea entries approaching deadline2015-04-28T22:42:51-04:002015-04-28T22:42:51-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe purpose of the project is to gather ideas or suggestions from current and former Elk County residents about supporting young people and senior citizens in Elk County.A special website, stackpolehall.ideascale.com, was created to allow individuals to submit their ideas as well as vote on existing suggestions and make constructive comments on them. Individuals may only cast one vote per idea.Ideas have been filtering in since April 1 when the website went live. Updates on the project may also be found on the Grow Elk County Facebook page. Currently, 86 ideas have been posted from 255 users with 1,432 votes. St. Marys, PAAmy CherryCommunity assessment idea entries approaching deadlineDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13820Change0Usable2015-04-28T22:42:51-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13819Daguscahonda offers springtime birdwatching opportunities2015-04-28T22:36:48-04:002015-04-28T22:36:48-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressOne resident, Melinda Marconi, was able to capture the small bird on camera."Our friend is back again this year and looking well. I do a lot of birding in town, which is a favorite hobby of mine," she said. "I spend a lot of time by the river, which has proven to be excellent habitat for warblers. I look forward to each spring and summer as the migratory birds start coming back and scoping out their nesting site or simply pass through.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorDaguscahonda offers springtime birdwatching opportunitiesDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13819Change0Usable2015-04-28T22:36:48-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13818Two charged in St. Marys burglary2015-04-28T22:34:47-04:002015-04-28T22:34:47-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAJim MeyerTwo charged in St. Marys burglaryDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13818Change0Usable2015-04-28T22:34:47-04:00